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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cougars looking to this...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The past few seasons for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougar soccer program has been a mixed bag of highs and lows, wins and losses as well as frustrating turnouts.

    Now, head coach Stephanie Porter is taking the stance of building the program from the bottom up instead of just taking it year-to-year. That said, the coach doesn’t want to bypass any of the older players and weaken their chances at a competitive season.

  • September is quota hunt...

     FRANKFORT – As the carefree days of summer give way to the first days of September, it’s finally starting to feel like fall in Kentucky.

    A cold front promised to break the stranglehold of heat and humidity just as wingshooters returned to dove fields for the traditional Sept. 1 season opener.

  • Four tips for a better dove...

     FRANKFORT The heavy dew that soaks your shoes in the early morning is often accompanied by thick fog, signs that summer is losing its grip. Fall will be here soon, a hunter’s favorite time of year.

    The start of the fall for outdoors enthusiasts coincides with the opening of dove season each Sept. 1. Here are five things to keep in mind to place more doves in your hunting vest this coming season.

  • Each area girls’ soccer team...

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – After the first game of the season for each of the three area girls’ soccer programs, the record stood at a sterling 3-0.

    That run didn’t exactly continue, but it was a good start for each of the teams.

    At least for North Bullitt and Bullitt East, the first two weeks of the regular season is just a warm-up for Monday’s showdown in Mount Washington for the two teams that have been ranked second and third in the Sixth Region for the past four years.

  • East’s Stallings signs to play...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Having a friend in the right place paid dividends for Bullitt East baseball standout Clayton Stallings this summer as a well-placed word with the right coach got the second baseman an invite to a successful junior college program.

  • Regional golf action set for...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Golf will grab center stage this week as the first fall sport to move into the post-season enters regional play on Monday and Tuesday.
        All of the Bullitt County programs that will have teams taking part will be playing at Lindsay Golf Course which is located at Fort Knox.

  • Pair of 4-1 teams set to clash...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Game.

    The first game in district play.

    The first game toward the Bullitt Cup.

    The only game of the season against your biggest rival.

  • East faces Nelson in district...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After shedding a huge monkey off of their backs last week in getting the first win under head coach Mark Sander, the Bullitt East Chargers can get a jump in the Class 5-A, District 3 race on Friday when they travel to Bardstown to take on Nelson County.

  • A little rain can’t slow down...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Once again this season The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season.

    The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.

  • BC can’t make the big play to...

        TAYLORSVILLE – Failing to score five times inside the Spencer County 31-yard line on Friday kept the Bullitt Central Cougars from being able to put more pressure on the Bears and ending any upset plans as the home team pulled out a 34-12 win.
        The loss snapped Bullitt Central’s four game winning streak, but it was a good indicator of where the Cougars stand heading into the important district games starting this Friday when the maroon and gray travel to North Bullitt. A week later the team plays host to Bullitt East.